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Leinsterman wrote:
ZappaMan wrote:
TranceNRG wrote:Serious question Irishers..

Why do you guys perform poorly at the Olympics compared to a country like NZ which has a similar population?
In case you're serious; the Olympics just isn't that big a deal in Ireland with the knock-on effect that there is little investment in facilities and programmes.

Whereas if a concerted effort was made to actually invest in Olympic sports, perhaps we might actually unearth some sportsmen and sportswomen who could compete on the international stage at events like the world championships or Olympics and win a few medals for us.
The upside is that it would also provide sporting alternatives to kids who aren't interested in GAA, soccer or rugby.
fudge those anti-social little benders-they get nothing but harassment and bullying as far as I am concerned
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ZappaMan wrote: There is not a single doubt in my mind that we have the requisite maturity. Take Dublin's public bike scheme which most said would be a disaster but has been a huge success and the bikes well maintained by the citizenry.

We're too hard on ourselves at times.

Dublin bike scheme has actually been a resounding success. Good point.
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Leinsterman wrote:
ZappaMan wrote: There is not a single doubt in my mind that we have the requisite maturity. Take Dublin's public bike scheme which most said would be a disaster but has been a huge success and the bikes well maintained by the citizenry.

We're too hard on ourselves at times.

Dublin bike scheme has actually been a resounding success. Good point.
Lets push to have dodging traffic while blissfully unaware of your fellow road users , causing havoc in your wake and then telling any driver that beeps you to fcuk off plum, included for Tokyo 2020....definite podium position.
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The Sun God wrote: Lets push to have dodging traffic while blissfully unaware of your fellow road users , causing havoc in your wake and then telling any driver that beeps you to fcuk off plum, included for Tokyo 2020....definite podium position.
We could also have marks awarded based on clothing and general appearance - i.e. the tighter the jeans and the bigger the beard, the more points you get.

You're very narky today!
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Leinsterman wrote:
The Sun God wrote: Lets push to have dodging traffic while blissfully unaware of your fellow road users , causing havoc in your wake and then telling any driver that beeps you to fcuk off plum, included for Tokyo 2020....definite podium position.
We could also have marks awarded based on clothing and general appearance - i.e. the tighter the jeans and the bigger the beard, the more points you get.

You're very narky today!
Must be my time of the month.... :P
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TranceNRG wrote:What about rugby 7s?
7zzzs?
fudge off.
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Proddy Hurling about to start
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literally the most embarrassing anthems ever :lol:
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ZW03 wrote:literally the most embarrassing anthems ever :lol:
Had to switch it off :blush:
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Leinster in London wrote:I beat a girl in an underwater then dog paddle swim in 1973.
She went on to swim in the 1980 Olympics.
As she finished last, I know they sent the wrong person.

I blame the selectors.
Caroline O'Shea lived where I grew up. We used pal around as kids and she ran at the LA Olympic final in 1984 8)
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Knew her father, one of the top men in KPMG, breathes oxygen
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earl the beaver wrote:Knew her father, one of the top men in KPMG, breathes oxygen
Bipedal.
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2 screamers from Magee and Darling,final score 2-3 to GER, but much better cohesion in this match.

I love Fulton the coach - he must be a big pain to match officials ,hope Ireland can keep him.
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Oh great, now that the Irish sailor is giving us something exciting the BBCwankers are showing us a lot of dollybirds sitting around on windsurfing, their race of course is over but they can't show the sailing in the meantime
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RTE seem to only be showing the gymnastics, with some guy blabbing on like he knows what he's talking about.
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Bullettyme wrote:RTE seem to only be showing the gymnastics, with some guy blabbing on like he knows what he's talking about.
Everything live on the rte player, take your pick - 7's live now
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iarmhiman wrote:Evanne is very hot in fairness.
Best part of this thread tbf
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Duff Paddy wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:RTE seem to only be showing the gymnastics, with some guy blabbing on like he knows what he's talking about.
Everything live on the rte player, take your pick - 7's live now
Really, where do you find that? I find rte player to be terribly laid out.
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That women's gymnastics was good. Some impressive leaps and tumbles.
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Boxcar Ira wrote:That women's gymnastics was good. Some impressive leaps and tumbles.
Our 4yo has been taking a keen interest in the gymnastics the last few days.
She's decided she wants to take up gymnastics and has been proudly declaring "I can do that" as she attempts to sprint across the living room floor to do a cartwheel!!
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3 boxers out already. Billy watzizname sorely missed!
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Leinsterman wrote:
Boxcar Ira wrote:That women's gymnastics was good. Some impressive leaps and tumbles.
Our 4yo has been taking a keen interest in the gymnastics the last few days.
She's decided she wants to take up gymnastics and has been proudly declaring "I can do that" as she attempts to sprint across the living room floor to do a cartwheel!!
Mine too. Guaranteed gold in the 2032 team event so.
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paddyor wrote:3 boxers out already. Billy watzizname sorely missed!
Not really, Barnes might have won with different tactics but he said himself it was trying to make the weight that did him in, he made the decision to fight at that weight when Walsh was still in charge.

There's nothing Walsh could have done to stop the Russian lad being so good.
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Mr. Very Popular wrote:
paddyor wrote:3 boxers out already. Billy watzizname sorely missed!
Not really, Barnes might have won with different tactics but he said himself it was trying to make the weight that did him in, he made the decision to fight at that weight when Walsh was still in charge.

There's nothing Walsh could have done to stop the Russian lad being so good.
Shut up. Walsh and his scary flat face would have exhorted the useless cûnts to give more more more. Do you know who is in the corner now? No because they are useless
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paddyor wrote:3 boxers out already. Billy watzizname sorely missed!
This would appear to be the case unfortunately.

Pressure is really now on for Katie Taylor, and I think Joe Ward.
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Are we all pretending Analise isn't actually doing that well to avoid the disappointment of last time?
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Who?
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Leinsterman wrote:Who?
Indeed.

yes, yes, I know I spelled her name wrong
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I see BBC are at their insufferable best.
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CM11 wrote:Are we all pretending Analise isn't actually doing that well to avoid the disappointment of last time?
What position is she in?
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ZappaMan wrote:
CM11 wrote:Are we all pretending Analise isn't actually doing that well to avoid the disappointment of last time?
What position is she in?
First
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ZappaMan wrote:
CM11 wrote:Are we all pretending Analise isn't actually doing that well to avoid the disappointment of last time?
What position is she in?
Reverse cowgirl
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CM11 wrote:
ZappaMan wrote:
CM11 wrote:Are we all pretending Analise isn't actually doing that well to avoid the disappointment of last time?
What position is she in?
First
I've always been a big fan of *checks notes* laser radial dinghy :?

Dafuq is that.
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this is where ic held his own.. let's be honest, we're all fucking useless
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Lads I want you to all sit down and ready yourself for this. I have just seen the results and Annalise is definitely going to win a gold medal in the shipping.
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Christ, this forum is gone to absolute shite.
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ZappaMan wrote:
CM11 wrote:
ZappaMan wrote:
CM11 wrote:Are we all pretending Analise isn't actually doing that well to avoid the disappointment of last time?
What position is she in?
First
I've always been a big fan of *checks notes* laser radial dinghy :?

Dafuq is that.
Single handed single sail GRP dinghy with a medium sized sail area. Bigger than the laser 4.7 but smaller than the full rig. :)
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Gavin Duffy wrote:Christ, this forum is gone to absolute shite.
Go and win us a medal you lazy culchie fúck
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EverReady wrote:
Gavin Duffy wrote:Christ, this forum is gone to absolute shite.
Go and win us a medal you lazy culchie fúck
He's from Mayo, isn't he ? He may have a problem with that.
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